MIgration. in Hell

Elrond elrond at samba.org
Tue Jul 4 17:19:21 GMT 2000

Just one thing, you have to keep in mind:

The new users will have new SIDs, and the ACLs inside the
ntuser.dat are not letting in that user... so they will get
problems with the profile...

I've no good idea, how you could fix this in a


On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 12:53:57AM +1000, satan wrote:
> Ok, I got a BAD SITUATION NOW, my IT director tell me
> that I have 2
> weeks to migrate a windows Nt domaint to a samba
> running in the  sun
> server.
> My scenary is: I have 1000 accounts in a windows
> domain with roaming
> profiles and home directory in 1 PDC, and I have to
> migrate them to a
> sun machine running solaris.
> I am planning my actions, I think so the best is:
> 1-Do a Rescue disk on Nt.
> 2-Use lophtcrack to open it, and export to samba(this
> is a theory).
> 3-Create the users on samba.
> 4-Open the share home, and do a Drag and drop to
> transfer all the homes.
> 5-Pray.
> How you can see the step 2 and 5 are the hard thing,
> somebody has passed
> for this situation? somebody has a migration manual
> for desesperate
> people?
> TnXS!

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